A screengrab of the Dublin Well Woman Centre advert which Facebook refused to allow as a post.

Facebook has blocked the Dublin Well Woman Centre from promoting a post about breast cancer because it said it was overly sexual in nature. The adver(...)

European Union  data protection supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli. Photograph: European Parliament

A ruling by Europe’s top court invalidating certain data transfers to the US is a “signal from the EU” that citizens’ data must be respected, the Euro(...)

  Not content with simply liking a status? Facebook is branching out and testing some new ways to react on its social network. Never a(...)

The Baker Library of the Harvard Business School: The university’s title-winning debate team lost to a team made up of New York prison inmates. Photograph: Bloomberg/ Getty Images

Months after winning a national title, Harvard’s debate team has fallen to a group of New York prison inmates. The showdown took place at the Eastern (...)

Intercom’s recruitment campaign is a type of meta-narrative, according to a company spokesman.

Software engineering company Intercom, one of a number of start-ups engaged in a battle for techie talent, is using emojis in its new advertising camp(...)

Digital oversight: there has to be a minimum Bill of rights protecting people so they don’t have to go to court to get defamatory or unlawfully damaging content taken down. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

“As of September 28th, 2015 at 01:52pm Eastern Standard Time, I do not give Facebook or any entities associated with Facebook permission to use my pic(...)

Planning permission was recently granted to US technology giant Apple to build a new data centre near Athenry, Co Galway.

Some 18 companies are either in the process of establishing a data centre in Ireland or are significantly expanding existing operations in an overal(...)

Bright future: Irish people spend more time with radio than any other medium

“JNLR” are four letters that pain the ears of the Irish radio business. The Joint National Listenership Research figures, a massive rolling survey of (...)

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon: The Irish Times could only get as far as a statement from the press office on her behalf on the Safe Harbour ruling. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne

The news that Safe Harbour has been found to be unsuitable for the purpose it was intended will come as no surprise to anyone who has been following d(...)

Google said the new service is a ‘deal-less environment’. Photograph: Getty Images

Google announced on Wednesday it is piloting a programme called Accelerated Mobile Pages that allows users to search for news and pull up a host of ar(...)